All licence applicants are required to complete a medical self-declaration


Medical Requirements

When applying for or renewing your Motorsport UK license, you may be required to undergo a medical and/or vision test to ensure that you’re fit to compete. When you apply for a National or International licence you may also need a Resting or Stress ECG.

Follow the link below to Motorsport UK’s Official Medical Partner, D4 Drivers, for more information and booking page:

Delivering national coverage of medicals, centres are located across the country, including the opportunity for members to receive their assessments at Motorsport UK’s Bicester offices on selected dates throughout the year.

LocationStart TimeFinish TimeDateSession Host
Bicester (Motorsport HQ)09:0013:0005/02/2024Desmond Stevens
Bicester (Motorsport HQ)09:0013:0023/02/2024Desmond Stevens

If you are applying for your first ever Race Club, Truck National or Kart Inter Club Licence, please see the Starter Packs page for information on your medical requirements.

All applicants must complete a medical self-declaration each year they apply for a competition licence. Based on your answers, Motorsport UK may require further information from you or your doctor, in addition to the below standard requirements.

If a diagnosis, treatment or injury is received during any year you are licenced, you must inform Motorsport UK immediately, and your licence may be suspended until satisfactory information is provided to the Motorsport UK Medical Team.

Race Club, Race National, Truck National or Long Circuit Kart Licences

Members aged 14 to 44 years: Vision Test – Section 4A

Required for members who have not previously provided a vision test.

Members aged 45 and above: Vision Test – Section 4A

You must complete a vision test every 36 months.

Members aged 60 and above: Doctor’s Medical Report & Resting ECG – Section 4B

In addition to the above vision test requirement, you must have a medical and Resting ECG at the following age intervals: 60, 65, 70, 72 and annually from 74.

If you have reached one of the above age intervals since your last medical report, you must have a medical and Resting ECG.

RS Licences (Inter Club & National), RS Clubman and Kart Clubman

No medical or vision test is required unless specifically requested by Motorsport UK.

All International Licences

Members aged 49 and under: Medical Report, Vision Test and Resting ECG – Section 4A and 4B

Medical examination and vision test every 12 months.

12 lead Resting ECG every 24 months.

Members aged 50 to 74: Medical Report, Vision Test and Stress Related ECG – Section 4A and 4B

Medical examination and vision test every 12 months.

Stress Related ECG every 24 months.

Members aged 75 and above: Medical Report, Vision Test and Stress Related ECG – Section 4A and 4B

Medical examination and vision test annually.

Stress Related ECG annually.

Information on Validity Periods

Your previous medical examination is valid for 12 Months, and ECG for 24 months (12 months for members aged 75 and above)

Previous reports can be used to renew your licence provided that your application is received and processed before the 12-month or 24-month validity period expires. The expiry of both validity periods must also be beyond 1st January 2024.

When upgrading from National to International level, the licence must be processed within 3 months of a medical examination being completed.

Full details can be found in The Motorsport UK Yearbook, Common Regulations for Competitors (Licences) (H)